Global child labour trends 2008 to 2012

The latest trend report provides new global and regional estimates on child labour for the year 2012 and compares them with the previous 2008 estimates.

The latest trend report provides new global and regional estimates on child labour for the year 2012 and compares them with the previous 2008 estimates. It also explains in detail the underlying estimation methodologies and gives an overview of the datasets used. The report shows that globally child labour continues to decline, more sharply than previously. Key findings are presented according to: form of children's work, age group, sex, region, economic sector, status in employment and level of national income.